Chapter 8  Loss of head in turbulent flow through pipe fittings.

 

 

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Contents

 

Introduction

 

Losses in fittings

 

The causes of loss in fittings

 

Measurement of loss in fittings

 

Storage of data on the loss of energy in fittings

 

The sudden enlargement

 

The sudden contraction

 

Valves

 

The diffuser

 

The relative magnitudes of pipe losses and fittings loss in practical pipelines

 

The characteristics of the flow in pipe systems